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Production Team

Production: Elijah Moshinsky
Set & Costume Designer: Mark Thompson
Lighting Designer: Paul Pyant
Choreographer: John Meehan

Please be advised that the following information refers to a production from the Met's 2008-09 season. Explore our 2015-16 Metropolitan Opera Season to view the current repertory.

The Queen of Spades

Approximate running time 3 hrs. 20 min.

Seiji Ozawa returns to the Met after an absence of more than 15 years. He conducts Tchaikovsky’s adaptation of Pushkin’s engrossing tale, with heldentenor Ben Heppner, above, as the soldier whose obsession with cards leads him down a spiral of madness and murder. Maria Guleghina stars as the innocent woman drawn into his descent.


Performance Dates/Tickets and Info

All performances for this production have passed, and tickets are no longer available.